Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicPakistan military

Topic: Pakistan military

Stung by ‘issues’ with China-made tech, Pakistan military is back to wooing US for defence

Rawalpindi wants to restore defence cooperation & get Pakistan off Financial Action Task Force’s Grey List. Western countries have been denying equipment, cancelling deals.

‘Court is up to no good’: Why experts doubt Pakistan SC can resolve constitutional crisis

In Pakistan, experts see a familiar pattern of parliamentary matters ending up with the judiciary — which in the past has invoked 'doctrine of necessity' to rubber-stamp coups.

Hamid Mir’s defiance of military, ISI and emergence of a new ‘General Rani’ in Pakistan

The Pakistani media may never undertake a full-throated challenge to the diktats of the deep state, but sometimes it is angry enough to let out a roar.

Pakistan realises it can’t abandon US for China yet. But how far will Bajwa & Co go?

If Indo-Pacific was a room, Pakistan would want to stand inside even if it doesn't get a seat at the table.

Pakistan’s new law criminalises military criticism with 2-yr jail term, sparks outrage

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

Pakistan’s peace offer came with fine print. Optimistic Indians failed to read it

Pakistan Army draws its extra constitutional powers by demonising India. It won't accept any change in public perception that could dispel Rawalpindi’s narrative.

Gen Bajwa wanted a ‘paradigm shift’ with India, but Pakistan military isn’t ready

India and Pakistan have begun to talk but they have not arrived at the moment when it becomes possible to imagine anchoring peace.

Pakistan keeps making bad decisions with India. Its insecurity is hurting peace

France-Germany and US-Canada are proof that India and Pakistan can become allies — if only they can find a common threat.

Bajwa’s change of heart on India isn’t enough. All of Pakistani military must be on board

Could the complex India-Pakistan relationship be settled during army chief Qamar Bajwa's tenure even if everyone trusted each other and there were no spoilers?

Why army backing is vital for Imran Khan to win confidence vote tomorrow

For the army, which has ruled Pakistan for about half of its existence since independence, Khan represents stability as the economy recovers from the pandemic-induced contraction.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

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HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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